The Captain

Caribbean sailing vacations Captain Curt Dieterle, owner and operator of the sailing yacht Billy Jean will show you a wonderful time in the Virgin Islands. With more then two decades of experience as captain and chef, he will be your guide through this exciting sailing cruise. Use his local knowledge to find the most colorful spots for snorkeling, picturesque tropical beaches and entertaining bars. 


Curt, born in Stuttgart, Germany, is owner and captain of the BILLY JEAN. He has his is an international high seaman licence with more than 20 years and 40,000 miles of sailing experience including sailing across the Atlantic. He began sailing at a young age on lakes in Germany then branched out to sailing the Mediterranean waters. After buying BILLY JEAN, he set sails for the Canary Islands and the warm waters of the Caribbean with charter guests who wanted blue water experience. In former times he was the manager of a dancing school, night club and restaurant. Curt enjoys people and speaks German, English, Spanish and some French. He knows the Virgin Islands, it is his back yard and will make your Caribbean sailing vacation a safe and relaxing experience.

Some of our favorite pictures of Curt (and a few of me), from over the years on Billy Jean.

Awesome Captain Only, or half board options available. Fully Crewed on request, please inquire for availability.

Make the captain only affordable sailing yacht Billy Jean your destination for Caribbean sailing vacations in the US and British Virgin Islands.